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Spotify will get to the Apple Watch, but through a third party application

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If you are a Spotify subscriber and have an Apple Watch, you may have been wondering for some time why the service does not have an official application on watchOS . Technically you can control playback through the native system controls, but it wouldn’t be bad if there was an application that took more advantage of Spotify, would it?

Spotify will get to the Apple Watch, but through a third party application
Spotify will get to the Apple Watch, but through a third party application

Well, eventually there will be. It will not be strictly official, but Spotify has agreed to collaborate with a developer to create an application capable of controlling the playback of the service from watchOS. This application will be called Snowy.

Andrew Chang, the developer of Snowy, originally named his application Spotty . But that name was too similar to Spotify for the service’s lawyers, so after the relevant complaints there was a change. Andrew told us in early February that he was in discussions with Spotify to try to get them to join forces in some way, and those discussions seem to have paid off.

As Chang himself has said, Snowy will be “part of an official Spotify application”. We can therefore infer that his part of the music control from watchOS will become part of the official application or simply Spotify will promote Snowy as a good playback controller on the Apple clock.

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